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Business Leaders Call on Government to Improve Employment Opportunities for Disabled People

24 March 2021

Letter Written Ahead of New Report from Centre for Social Justice Disability Commission

Business Leaders, including the CEOs of the Post Office and Schroders, have written to the Prime Minister, urging him to make changes to improve employment opportunities for disabled people. In the letter, co-signed by (among others) Lord Shinkwin, Baroness Grey-Thompson and Mark Harper MP, former Minister for Disabled People, they advise that "Equality of opportunity at work is key to progress." Further, government is urged to "...harness the talent of people with lived experience of disability, and ensure they are driving and leading the conversation...". 

You can read more, including accessing the report, via the Centre for Social Justice website